writefd_unbuffered failed to write - Broken pipe

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Sat Oct 9 19:51:29 GMT 2004

On Sat, Oct 09, 2004 at 11:39:45AM -0700, Saunders, Shawn wrote:
> rsync: writefd_unbuffered failed to write 32768 bytes: phase "unknown":
> Broken pipe rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) at
> io.c(842)

A broken-pipe error means that the other end of the connection went
away, so it doesn't tell you anything about the problem (other than that
the problem is remote).  See the issues page on the rsync web site for
instructions on how to go about debugging this:


Since you are sending data to an rsync daemon, you'll want to check the
logged error messages as your first step (as mentioned on the above


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